Everywhere around us it seems our country and world are in turmoil. Now, more than ever, there is an urgency for us to focus our full attention on how this turmoil affects the mental health of our children and young adults.
Sometimes stars just go out, leaving the skies that much more dark and lonely. But the truly large stars can set the skies ablaze in a glorious supernova.
The holiday season that encompasses fall and winter can bring both joy as well as stress to families. Learn ways to help calm the storms of overexcitabilities, sensory issues, and other states which may predispose a child to holiday stress.
Dabrowski’s overexcitabilities can help explain much about a gifted individual’s inner and outer lives. The advantages and the burdens.
This underlying cause of procrastination may surprise you.
Synesthesia is a way of seeing where the five basic senses may become inter-mixed in a variety of ways. If you always believe that what you see and hear and sense are identical to those experienced by others, understanding synesthesia will open your mind to better understanding the vastness of human uniqueness.
Rage to master in gifted individuals is nothing less than a powerful energy of focus upon learning a particular subject or subjects to the exclusion of everything else.
Gifted children are complex and can be misunderstood by educators and medical professionals. Giftedness is not always synonymous with high-achieving.
Defining gifted is wrought with many interpretations, leaving some gifted individuals unrecognized and unsupported. Even when recognized, life for the gifted can be marked by stereotyping and internal issues hampering a fulfilling life.